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Galapagos : Deep in Ecuador’s Rainforest, a Plan to Forego an Oil Bonanza

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Ecuador : Cash for Environmental Proteccion

After years of news about the Chevron case and the recent nationalization of oil in Ecuador,finally some positive news from Quito in regards to environmental protection of the Amazon Rainforest. Over the weekend the Ecuadorian government announced that it would … Continue reading

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Galapagos removed from UNESCO endangered list

BRASILIA, Brazil — The Galapagos Islands have been removed from the UNESCO list of sites endangered by environmental threats or overuse. The island chain, about 620 miles (1,000 kms) off Ecuador’s coast, is home to unique animal species that inspired … Continue reading

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Not much to do with Galapagos, but…

I thought that a good laugh doesn’t hurt with all those depressing news thrown at us on a daily basis…Read the sign till the end. Enjoy…

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BU Abroad: Finding the Galapagos (Must-See Video)

Source : BU Abroad.  A must to check the short video in the original text or in (YouTube) where Jaclyn Aliperti (CAS´10) explains why the Galapagos Islands are every naturalist´s must-see. Congratulations, Well Done! Rene A visit to the islands … Continue reading

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Galapagos : Hydrokinetic Energy for Electric Power Production

Source MSR… How Hydrokinetic Energy Works Waves crashing on the beach and rivers rushing through a sloping valley are forces of nature. The power of moving water is obvious to anyone who has stood amidst breaking waves or struggled to … Continue reading

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The Galapagos Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Running Events

GALAPAGOS, ECUADOR — 06/01/10 — “The Come To Galapagos Marathon, La Marathon San Cristobal” (previously named The Flying Tortoise Marathon and Running Events) will be held on San Cristobal, Galapagos, Ecuador August First, 2010 this year.”The Come To Galapagos” Marathon, … Continue reading

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Giant endangered tortoises released on Pinta Island, Galapagos

Quito – Officials of the Galápagos National Park announced the release of 39 giant tortoises on Pinta Island in the Ecuadorian Galápagos archipelago where the animals had disappeared since 1972. According to the agency, the relocation of these endangered reptiles, … Continue reading

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Third Phase of the K9 Project in the Galapagos Completed

The construction of the dog kennel on Isabela Island has been completed and the guides and dogs have been transported to the island. The dogs will commence their inspection on Isabela, which has the highest level of poaching in the … Continue reading

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Galapagos – At home or afar, art is learning

by Elysia Conner Tuesday, September 29, 2009 5:03 PM MDT For Mathisen, who loves to depict animals, it was a great opportunity. Colorful birds and reptiles were a joy for her to see during the journey and inspired many paintings. … Continue reading

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